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plate method

Saturday, January 11, 2014      1 comments

so simple to follow....but a hard head like me will go for the carbs and forget about balance! for me, I better put the veggies/fruits on the plate first, then the protein with carbs being last! and I should start adding that glass of soy milk,... Read more

eliminate, categorize, organize!

Thursday, January 02, 2014      3 comments

OK people, what better month than January to clear out the clutter and make room for new things, new experiences? So eliminate what you don't need/want, categorize what you're keeping, then organize it so it will be easy to use/find. Let go of... Read more

motivational techniques

Saturday, December 28, 2013      2 comments

I'm still struggling to stay motivated...I guess it's because I'm not sure how to consistently motivate myself. I think I've had success with goals tied to an event like training to run in a 5K. So I'll ponder that and try to use it in other a... Read more

enlisted help

Sunday, December 01, 2013      1 comments

I've seen my motivation disappear and my weight creep upwards so I've enlisted help. I print out the fitfood menu plans and go over choices with my husband to find meals we will both eat. I joined a weightloss challenge so there will be people... Read more

no happiness in the journey?

Friday, October 04, 2013      1 comments

so the question was posed: How will I know that I am getting healthier if I have no weigh-ins on a scale, no size labels in my clothing, no charts to monitor my BMI? How will I feel happiness if I can't boast of reaching that # on the scale-cha... Read more

first "bootcamp" class

Tuesday, September 10, 2013      1 comments

okay, so I survived. met some new friends. came home. took Aleve. took a second Aleve. just trying to remind myself how awesome I will look if I survive. next challenge...to be able to move my limbs in the morning!... Read more

boot camp

Tuesday, September 10, 2013      0 comments

challenging myself to stay focused during this 21 day boot camp. trying to let go of processed foods and loser carbs (white rice, white bread, white potatoes, most cereals). cutting back on my love of flavored creamers in my coffee...switching... Read more

Diana Nyad

Monday, September 02, 2013      3 comments

just have to say Diana Nyad rocks! 64 years old and she just swam, what, 53 hours to get to Fla. from Cuba. 5th try brought success. I keep a quote on my bulletin board:"enthusiasm holds onto our dreams. persistence makes the most of them." c... Read more

slow carb diet

Friday, August 16, 2013      2 comments

I just received a slow carb nutrition guideline from a fitness center that I joined this past week. sounds interesting so I searched Sparkpeople for a slow carb team and voila! there actually is one. Nice to know help is available. Now I must... Read more

TRX equipment is fun

Thursday, August 15, 2013      0 comments

2nd day at fitness center. learned how to use TRX equipment. fun. if you haven't tried it, look for a gym that has the equipment...makes calisthenics fun. you work with these long straps with handles that are attached to a large metal frame.... Read more

found a new place to work out!

Wednesday, August 14, 2013      0 comments

joined a fitness center to replace my favorite place to work out that had to close. felt like a weight off my shoulders. glad to have somewhere to go and get inspired. this gym is much busier/noisier but it felt good to be among athletes! we... Read more

change up my work out

Tuesday, August 13, 2013      0 comments

Today I start at a new gym. I joined an 8 week biggest loser style boot camp. Talk about changing up my workout! They pride themselves on surprising you with a different workout during each class. just hoping I surprise myself with what I c... Read more

ha!

Sunday, July 28, 2013      0 comments

just read the saying "I don't sweat, I make my fat cry." Hoping to shed a lot of tears this month!... Read more

one door closes

Saturday, July 27, 2013      1 comments

Last day for my go-to place for kickboxing...helped the owner move things out as he prepares to pack up and head to another state..sad and depressing but we all agreed that new and meaningful things were awaiting all of us. one door closes=anot... Read more

diet saboteur

Tuesday, July 02, 2013      2 comments

Had to sigh...the suggestion was to blog about someone who tries to sabotage my diet...that would be me!... Read more


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